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Robotics learning start-up to give slum children a taste of entrepreneurship.

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Robotics learning start-up to give slum children a taste of entrepreneurship.

An engineer helming a robotics training start-up has said last week that he will adopt 70 slum children to introduce them to the start-up culture.

Akshay Ahuja, the young entrepreneur has said that under this initiative these children will be trained on a fortnightly basis. “70 slum children will be taught on a fortnightly basis at the co-working space, which has a number of start-ups working from its premises now,” says Ahuja.

He shared that the first lot of children were brought in a radio cab to make them feel like an entrepreneur and were even trained how to use the mobile application to promote Digital India.  Day 1 saw them learning the basics of robotics. Their session ended with certificates of participation being given away to every child.

RoboChamps, a sister concern of Robotics Education World run by Ahuja and is engaged in providing robotics- and technology-based education to the young minds through schooling education in India. Ahuja feels that this would not only help the children aspire for something larger than their daily needs besides bringing a smile on the faces of the slum children.

"I have always felt education is for everyone irrespective of the social status. I felt these underprivileged kids who are otherwise deprived of quality education must be trained. Who knows some of them turns out to be an entrepreneur one day," he said.

Former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Vivek Atray, who attended the training programme, said: "It's highly important for the society at large to encourage children from underprivileged background to shine and realise their potential." 

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